Sunrise – 2/22/09

Some cool Rapid city images:

Sunrise – 2/22/09
Rapid city
Image by alexlc13
Taken from the National Weather Service in Rapid City.

American Badger
Rapid city
Image by Susan Renee
Rapid City, South Dakota USA

Sunrise Mirage

Check out these Rapid city images:

Sunrise Mirage
Rapid city
Image by alexlc13
The mirage near the horizon is called a fata morgana. It is caused by a strong temperature inversion at the surface. These are seen quite commonly from the office.

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Franklin Pierce – 14th President
Rapid city
Image by edwarddallas

Not Tornadoes…
Rapid city
Image by alexlc13
Steam is released from a cement plant (two steam towers on left) and a power plant (center and right). Picture taken from Dinosaur Park in Rapid City.